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NASA reports Comet Encke and Comet ISON to Fly the planet Mercury

 

Written by Tony Phillips
Science at NASA

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – What are the odds? On November 18th and 19th not one but two comets will fly by the planet Mercury.

“This is a unique coincidence,” says Ron Vervack an astronomer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and a member of the science team for NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, “and a golden opportunity to study two comets passing close to the sun.”

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball lose final game of the season to Morehead State Eagles

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMorehead, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team played a nip-and-tuck affair with Ohio Valley Conference regular-season champion Morehead State, but fell in four sets (23-25, 22-25, 25-22, 22-25) in the regular season finale for both teams, Saturday night at Wetherby Gymnasium.

Austin Peay Sophomore Aubrey Marsellis led the Lady Govs with 14 kills and 16 assists against Morehead State. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Sophomore Aubrey Marsellis led the Lady Govs with 14 kills and 16 assists against Morehead State. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football comes up short in 36-34 loss to Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s bid for its first 2013 football victory came up short, Saturday afternoon, as Southeast Missouri State University held on for a 36-34 decision in Ohio Valley Conference football action at Governors Stadium.

This was the last football game played in Governors Stadium as it is currently configured.

Austin Peay runningback Omar Williams rushed for 108 yards on 18 carries Saturday against SEMO.

Austin Peay runningback Omar Williams rushed for 108 yards on 18 carries Saturday against SEMO.

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Clarksville’s 2nd annual Handmade Holiday event sees large turnout, continues Sunday, November 17th

 

Handmade HolidaysClarksville, TN – On Saturday, November 16th the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department put on the 2nd Annual Handmade Holidays event at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at Clarksville’s Liberty Park. The event kicked off at 10:00am and went until 6:00pm.

Vendors were on hand selling handmade and handcrafted holiday themed items. The event has grown from last years 40 booths to over 60 vendor booths this year.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) to search for new Executive Director

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee Economic Development Council (EDC) Executive Board is pleased to announce they have initiated the search for the new EDC Executive Director.

The EDC serves as the staffing and support organization for its member entities, the Industrial Development Board (IDB), Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Chamber of Commerce, and is moving forward to have the position filled by February 28th, 2014. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sci-Fi / Fantasy night blast off tonight at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – A long time ago, in a library far, far away, the staff of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, tired of endlessly traveling through time and the relative dimensions of space, decided to go where no library had gone before and create a program celebrating Science Fiction and Fantasy genre.

Come out Saturday night, November 16th for Sci-Fi / Fantasy night at the Library. The event runs from 6:30pm until 9:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs sign Clarksville Academy Golfer AnnaMichelle Moore

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – AnnaMichelle Moore, who had three Class A-AA Top 10 state golf tournament finishes in her Clarksville Academy career, has signed a letter of intent to play at Austin Peay State University.

AnnaMichelle Moore signs with Austin Peay. (APSU Sports Information)

AnnaMichelle Moore signs with Austin Peay. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Youth Dodgeball League returns for another season at the Crow Community Center

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Registration for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Youth Dodgeball League will take place December 2nd through December 27th!

Pre-registration is required and participants can register at the Parks and Recreation Main office as well as online at recpro.cityofclarksville.com. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville High School All-State Pitcher Heather Norris signs with Austin Peay State University Lady Govs

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – For the past three years Clarksville High School pitcher Heather Norris has made a name for herself in the pitcher’s circle and at the plate for the Lady Wildcats, helping lead CHS to its first ever state tournament appearance last season, as well as earning multiple All-State honors.

With her senior season just a few months away, the right-hander won’t have to worry about what her future may hold at the next level, as she signed her NCAA Division I Letter of Intent, November 15th, to play her collegiate career for the Lady Govs at Austin Peay State University.

Clarksville High School softball player Heather Norris signs with APSU.

Clarksville High School softball player Heather Norris signs with APSU.

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Fort Campbell’s 2-44 Air Defense Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade soldiers train for upcoming deployment

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), have been busy preparing for not one, but two separate deployments.

Even as the battalion trains for an upcoming indirect fire protection mission, the soldiers of the Sentinel radar platoon in Battery C, prepare themselves for their mission of scanning the air for threats.

The second of four AN/MPQ-64A Sentinel radars and its Humvee from Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), flies to its objective during an air assault training exercise Oct. 22 at Fort Campbell, Ky.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

The second of four AN/MPQ-64A Sentinel radars and its Humvee from Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), flies to its objective during an air assault training exercise Oct. 22 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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